In a speech on the Senate floor in 1837, Calhoun defended slavery as a “positive good” and not a “necessary evil.”
“The organization is changing internally, significantly,” Calhoun says.
The "Calhoun Option" is to do whatever possible to stop progress, right here, right now.
Calhoun supported state nullification of federal laws and gave a speech to Congress titled “Slavery as a Positive Good.”
But, together, Webster, Clay, and Calhoun delayed the Civil War for 40 years.
Mr. Calhoun said: ‘Well, there are other reasons—the question of a uniform system.’
Or did the Constitution protect it there, as Calhoun and his followers claimed?
But Calhoun wrote an "Exposition" of the constitutional doctrines in the case.
The latter considered him the full peer of Webster and of Calhoun.
Mr. Calhoun handed her to a chair, where she began to use her languid but effective fan.